The IOM Chief of Mission in Ecuador, Rogelio Bernal and the Mayor of the canton of San Lorenzo, Gustavo Samaniego, signed a Cooperation Agreement on February 4 to undertake five works related to water and sanitation that will benefit the local population and Colombians seeking international...
IOM conducted a Training of Trainers (ToT) for the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Programme (Bridging Filipino families against poverty) for 12 individuals who will help start the roll-out of the Family Preparedness Programme at the grass-root level.
In the framework of this EU-funded project IOM convened on 16 March 2015 a roundtable discussion to review the first draft of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) in receiving Syrian refugees at the border, developed by the Jordanian Border Guards (JBGs).
The 37th edition of Inter-American Course on International Migration gathered in Mar del Plata, Argentina
Ambassador Marco Núñez-Melgar Maguiña, Member of the Committee shared the Mission of the Committee and the structure and scope of the Convention with representatives of the other governments.
IOM is currently supporting migration affected communities in line with current Government of Zimbabwe policy on zero open defecation and access to safe drinking water.
401 Senegalese men left their country for Libya with one goal: working in Tripoli, or going to Europe. Some stayed there a few months, others a few hours.
On January 27 the Cooperation Agreement between IOM Ecuador and the Decentralized Autonomous Government of the Municipality of Lago Agrio was signed in Nueva Loja.
In partnership with the government of the Philippines Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards project (Project NOAH) IOM held a Multi-Hazard Mapping for Disaster Risk Reduction Management Workshop in six municipalities in Eastern Samar, namely Guiuan, Mercedes, Salcedo, Quinapondan, Gen.
An increasing number of young Ghanians are risking their lives looking for better opportunites abroad, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Ghana said on the occasion of International Migrants Day, 18 December.
2014 ended with nearly 5,000 recorded migrant deaths. Most lost their lives in ricketry boats in the Mediterranean, the perched deserts of the american border, in the Pacific Ocean between Indonesia and Australia, or suffering at the hands of traffickers or traders of human misery.
Responding to Crisis Affecting or Involving Movement or Potential Movement of Populations is Our Concern
Against a background of high population mobility within and across the borders of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, urbanization, unsafe cultural burial practices and weakened health systems, Ebola Virus Disease was able to spread quickly from one infection of a child in ...